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Fun-Azul MV Valentina Full report LiveAboard Sea Of Cortez, La Paz   "Liveaboard in La Paz Mexico"
I recently had both the privilege and misfortune to take a trip aboard the MV Valentina in The Sea Of Cortez, La Paz, Mexico from ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2017   Adam
100+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
FunBaja/ CostaBaja Full report   La Paz   We dove with Fun Baja for a day out at Los Islotes off of Espiritu Island. The boat was comfortable and fast and it took about 1 ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2012   Kelley McDaneld
100+ Dives
 
Gary´s dive shop Full report   San Carlos   It was my first dive with this outfit; they have a quite a few boats but the first thing that caugth my attention was that Gary (t... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2004   Jorge Becerra
<100 Dives
 
Great White Adventures Full report       For the second year in a row, San Francisco- based Great White Adventures (GWA) has chartered the Solmar V out of Encenada, Mexico ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2005   Kent Bonde
1000+ Dives
 
Great White Adventures Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe Island   Guadalupe Island, 100+ miles off the Pacific coast of Mexico, and about 200+ miles south of San Diego holds several world records ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
9/2004   Tim Nugent
500+ Dives
 
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Great White Adventures Full report LiveAboard Guadaloupe Island   Its about a 22 hour crossing to Guadaloupe Island, 215 miles WSW of San Diego and 155 miles W of Baja. . There was one sea sick ca... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2003   David Nixon
100+ Dives
 
Great White Adventures/Solmar V Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe Island   22 hour crossing from Ensenada to Guadalupe Island makes for ripe conditions for seasickness. Return trip had 4- 6' beam seas and ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2006   Jim Harris
250+ Dives
 
HDC/ [same]Casa Danna Full report   Huatulco   "diving Huatulco"
the good: it was warm (~80F) weather while cold in California; the dive instructor <Dave was good as a DM; it was well organized... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
2/2017   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Horizon/San Diego Shark Diving Expeditions Full report LiveAboard off Guadalupe Island   Since this trip was to see great white sharks from cages everyone knew in advance that we would not be looking at corals, etc. Ch... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2003   Dorothy McDonald
250+ Dives
 
Hotel Cantamar Full report   La Paz   Simple but clean rooms with good air conditioning. Buffet- style meals usually served cold with mediocre food. Divers had to... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
9/2005   Michael Traylor
250+ Dives
 
Hotel Cantelmar Full report   La Paz   I read the Undercurrent article about this resort last year. In the article you said that in Deecember this area gets high winds, Y... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2006   Edward Leibowitz
250+ Dives
 
Hurricane Divers Full report   Bahias de Huatulco   "Puffers!"
Hurricane Divers has a great location right in Santa Cruz (one of the Huatulco bays) with a two- minute walk from the shop to the m... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2018   Marcia Pedersen
500+ Dives
 
Hurricane Divers/ Las BriasOaxaca Full report   Huatulco,   I would suggest a 5 or 7 mm wetsuit or if you are wearing a 3 mm make sure you have a hood and gloves. It was a little difficult g... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
2/2007   Suzi Mein
100+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Hurricane Divers/ Playa Santa Cruz, Oaxaca Full report   Huatulco   I made 5 dives with this outfit from October 24 to October 28. The guides knew the area well, and were flexible about dive sites, ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2005   Chris Sobin
100+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Ismael Hinojosa Full report   Cabo Pulmo/La Paz   "Wonderful Place to Dive "
This dive week was a 10. I hired mayo (Ismael Hinojosa) who lives in Cabo as our private guide. He was born in La Paz and knows e... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2015   cheryl traverse
500+ Dives
 
Land's End Divers Full report   Cabo San Lucas   All diving at Cabo is done from small outboard powered boats using backroll entry and BC removal to get back into boat. Only 6 - ... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
11/2006   Lyn Greenhill
100+ Dives
 
lolo rocio del mar Full report LiveAboard midriff is.   went out to snorkle for the whale shark and he didn't show! the trip was about humbolt squid. the cage we thought was on board was... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
7/2013   Steve Lanini
500+ Dives
 
M/V Valentina LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Sea of Cortez with the on the M/V Valentina. Great boat, Amazing Crew"
This is my second trip on the The Valentina, the last one was to Socorro. It is a large boat with plenty of room for everyone. Th... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2019   Kenneth Weinberg
1000+ Dives
 
M/V Valentina   Revillagigedo Islands   "Most amazing dive trip ever"
Diving the Socorro Islands was the most amazing dive trip I’ve ever taken. It wasn’t an easy trip, nor inexpensive, but it was abs... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
5/2019   Jay Bitzer
100+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
M/V Valentina Full report LiveAboard Socorro Islands   "Socorro Islands - mantas, mantas & more mantas!"
My first visit to the Socorros – my expectations were high based on comments from divers I have met who previously dived the Revil... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
11/2018   Phil Johnston
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
M/V Valentina Full report LiveAboard Socorro Islands   "Unbelievible Trip - Amazing Crew, Exciting Encounters"
The Valentina is a large boat with plenty of room for everyone. The rooms were a good size with individual A/ C units, a large bat... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2017   Kenneth Weinberg
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
M/V Valentina Full report LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Sea of Cortez by Liveaboard"
I really enjoyed my adventure on this liveaboard. The promise of snorkeling with whale sharks came through. I came close to sev... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2017   Jacob Rosenstein
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
M/V Valentina/Fun Azul Fleet   Southern Sea of Cortez   "As good as 38 years ago!"
Last visit to Sea of Cortez was 38 years ago, on our first live- aboard (M/ V Marisla II). One of our two dive masters on the Valen... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2019   Thomas H Rynalski
1000+ Dives
 
Manta/ Sheraton Hacienda del Mar Full report       This was our first experience with Manta in Cabo San Lucas. We went diving with them in the area near the Cabo iconic rock format... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
4/2009   Lori Brown
500+ Dives
 
Manta Scuba/ Tesoro de los cabos Full report   Cabo san Lucas, Baja   Never having been to Cabo before, this was a mixed- use trip. We did the tours, parasailing, etc. Stayed at Tesoro de los Cabos whi... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
7/2009   Glen Kitchens
500+ Dives
 
Manta Scuba/ [same Full report   Cabo San Lucas   It was good condidtions overall and typical for this time of year in Cabo. The water temps in the local dive sites, Pelican rock, ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
6/2009   Kevin
<100 Dives
 
Manta Scuba Diving   Cabo San Lucas   "Surprisingly good diving "
This was a last minute trip and I decided to bring my dive gear along to check out Cabo diving. Not many of my colleagues have bee... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
8/2021   Karen Woods
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Manta Scuba Diving Full report   Cabo San Lucas   Water temp ran 68 at depth to 78 at the surface. Themocline at 34- 40 feet. Service is excellent. Staff is extremely knowledgeab... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2011   Eugene Bertin
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Manta Scuba Diving/ Cruise Ship Full report   Los Cabos   I have been diving for several years, but I was diving with my daughter- in- law who was just certified. We were on a cruise ship, ... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
4/2011   Robert Halem
100+ Dives
 
Manta Scuba Diving/ Fiestamericana Full report   Cabo Pulmo   Paid for a 3 tank dive in Cabo Pulmo. Was a 2 hour boat ride from Cabo San Lucas. On our 1st dive the divemaster, who was a very... Full report  
1 stars
1 stars  
5/2010   David Funderburk
1000+ Dives
 
Manta Scuba Diving Full report   Cabo San Lucas   Since we were on a cruise ship I wanted to avoid the "herd mentality" of cruise ship diving and decided to conduct some research u... Full report  
1 stars
1 stars  
4/2010   Paul M Price
250+ Dives
 
Mayo Hinjosa Full report       "Fabulous trip to Sea of Cortez for third time"
This is my third time doing this dive trip. We did 3 areas: Cabo Pulmo, La Paz and this year added loreto. The weather was great ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2016   cheryl traverse
500+ Dives
 
Mazatlán Full report   Mazatlan   "Mazatlán and Aqua Sport Center"
February 2015 was my second time vacationing in Mazatlán. In 2010 we did a family vacation with my two sons and their wives. While... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
3/2015   R Howard
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
MS Valentina LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Luxury 5 day liveaboard adventure so close to home"
The Sea of Cortez is such a unique environment that makes it a must on the bucket list. Highlights on this trip were the large sc... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2019   Eric Schindler
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
MV Sea Escape Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe Island   "Great Whites at Guadalupe"
The Good: Lots of Great White Sharks (the only thing that really mattered). Food was edible. Crew was helpful and the Divemaster... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
9/2017   Mark Tarczynski
1000+ Dives
 
MV Valentina   Socorro aka Revillagigedo   "Wanna see some big marine life?"
All in all, it was a great trip and any serious diver should dive these islands at least once in their lifetimes and you will prob... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2021   Peter Neubauer
1000+ Dives
 
N/A/ [same]Baja Bungalows Full report   Baja California   "Great diving in Cabo Pulmo"
We had a wonderful week in Cabo Pulmo, Mexico. We found a small village there with sand roads and horses taking casual walks ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2015   Paula Flori
500+ Dives
 
Narval Full report LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Sea of Cortez aboard the Narval"
Eight of us joined Big Fish Expeditions’ trip to the Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) in September. It was a blast, but also a d... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2015   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilis Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro Islands   This was our annual New Years Eve trip, and we all had a great time diving together. We all arrived in Cabo San Lucas and were ta... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2005   Jill Crocker
250+ Dives
 
Nautilu Belle Amie Full report   Guadelupe Island   "Great Encounters with Great Whites!"
My 11th Nautilus trip and everything about the boat was exceptional. I booked a single cabin on the lower deck and had plenty of r... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2018   Steven Cohen
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus/ Nautilus Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard Socorro Islands   "Good diving with caveats about the boat/company"
My third Socorro trip on the Nautilus Belle Amie. See my other reviews for more details than I'll list here. The hospitality s... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2018   James K Harris
500+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus/ Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard     "White Sharks"
We chose the Nautilus Belle Amie out of the 3 or 4 boats/ providers that head to Guadalupe Island for the Great White observation s... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2017   Dave
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Full report LiveAboard Ostensibly to Socorro   "Nautilus Belle Amie"
The Nautilus Belle Amie is a beautiful stable vessel. Diving is from rigid hulled inflatables. Food and service was quite ph... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2015   Patrick Ryan
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Belle Ami Full report LiveAboard Islas Revillagigedos   "It's always exciting at Islas revillagigedos (Socorro)!"
The Nautilus Belle Ami is one of the nicest liveaboards I have been on (more than 50 of them!) I elected a single cabin (modest u... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2018   Steven Cohen
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Belle Amie LiveAboard Socorro Islands   "Good Liveaboard but 3rd Time Wasn't a Charm for Conditions"
This was our third trip to Socorro, second time on the Belle Amie. It's a really nice boat and the crew has always been very good. ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
5/2021   Gary & Robin Schiendelman
1000+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Belle Amie LiveAboard Revillagigedos Islands   "Surprise, surprise!"
I wish someone had told me not to go in May. Even though I'm a very "seasoned" diver, I came very close to hanging up my fins. The... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
5/2021   Annette D Keller
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Nautilus Belle Amie   Socorro Islands   "Pleasant trip with everything expected except a whale shark"
This was my 4th trip to Socorro on the Belle Amie but the first for this time of year. I went for the “warmest waters of the year... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2019   James K Harris
500+ Dives
5Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard Socorro   "Socorro - the good and not so good"
Combo trip of 5 days in Socorro and 3 days in the Sea of Cortez, 24 total dives, ~27 available if you do all the sea lions as dive... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2017   James K Harris
250+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
NAUTILUS BELLE AMIE Full report LiveAboard ISLAS REVILLAGIGEDO / SOCORRO   "GREAT TRIP ON THE BELLE AMIE TO ISLAS REVILLAGIGEDO (SOCORRO)"
Southwest Airlines with 2 free bags was a great way to get to Los Cobos Airport. Stay at Marina Fiesta Hotel. The hotel recommen... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2016   Warren Sprung
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedos Archipelago   "Great Diving on a Great Boat"
This was my 9th dive trip to the Revillagigedos Archipelago (aka Socorro). The previous 8 trips were aboard the Nautilus Explorer. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2016   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard Isla Guadalupe   "FINS TO THE LEFT, RIGHT, UP, AND DOWN (with apoligies to Jimmy Buffett"
If you’ve ever had a yearning to dive with Great White Sharks, there are a couple of places in the world where you can do so, but ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2015   Ken Kurtis
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Dive Tech Full report   Cabo San Lucas   My husband and I decided to try a day of diving in Cabo San Lucas after diving both in La Paz and in Cabo Pulmo. We had low expect... Full report  
1 stars
5 stars  
10/2012   Kelley McDaneld
100+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Socorro   "Killer big animal action"
We’ve all read about Socorro (Revillagigedo Islands), and this week (my third) on the Nautilus Explorer was the epitome of that re... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2021   Thomas Smith
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Guadalupe Island mexico[N/A]   "Finally off my bucket list , Great Trip "
first class operations. You needed a negative PCR test before leaving home. Evening before boarding the Boat you will be give ano... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2021   Robert Levine
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Disappointing trip"
The ship had just got out of dry dock, unfortunately it wasn’t ready. Inadequate air conditioning, understaffed crew, no spare sc... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2021   kathleen lynch
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Disappointing trip"
The ship had just got out of dry dock, unfortunately it wasn’t ready. Inadequate air conditioning, understaffed crew, no spare sc... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2021   kathleen lynch
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "An Unfortunate Sea of Cortez trip"
First to the negative. Having us fly into Cabo, and then take a 2+20- hour bus ride at night (we left at 7pm) to the boat in L... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2021   Paul gillespie
250+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Socorro   "Manta Palooza!"
The trip down to Cabo San Lucas from LAX is an easy 2. 5 hour flight. A word of caution, however, when traveling with camera gear. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2021   Eric Eckes
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Socorro   "Sharks and Manta Heaven"
Great trip on the Nautilus Undersea. Excellent culture of safety in all operations. 24 hour ride out of Cabo to St. Benedito Isl... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2021   Sherry M. Wren
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Socorro   "Manta Heaven! Plus Lots of Sharks and Dolphins"
Socorro Island, San Benidicto and Roca Partita make up this great dive destination. 24 hour cruise from Cabo, this remote island a... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2021   David C Kinney
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Revillagigedo Islands /Socorro   "An excellent trip for pelagic"
This trip to the Revillagigedo Islands, more commonly known as Socorro was in early January (January 7- 15). Despite of the high co... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2021   Bela Asztalos
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Cabo Pulmo   "Serious issues, poor organization"
The first issue was the significant delay to getting on board the boat, there was no communication as to the reasons and once we g... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
11/2020   Sherry M. Wren
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard     "13th trip to Revillagigedos Archipelago"
In early February, I headed down to SJD airport then about a 40 minute ride over to Cabo San Lucas to the Nautilus Dive Center loc... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
2/2020   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
Photos available
5Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Diving the Sea of Cortez"
If you are looking for heart stopping diving, this is not the trip for you. If on the other hand you are looking for a relaxing ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
10/2019   Pierre Hurter
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer/ Tesoro Hotel LiveAboard Revillagigedos   "Mantas and sharks galore"
From May 24 through June 1, 2019, I traveled on the Nautilus Explorer to the Revillagigedos. RESERVATIONS: I made my reservatio... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2019   Craig A Wood
1000+ Dives
Photos available
5Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard     "Awesome Trip"
Staff and captain had terrific attitudes. Professional, great standard of care, great sense of humor. Food was average but present... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2019   timothy g warner
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard [N/A]Socorro   "Rough Seas Made for Tough Diving"
This was my 12th trip to the Revillagigedos Archipelago aboard a Nautilus fleet vessel. This trip was a board the Belle Amie (NBA)... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2019   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Revillagigedo islands   "Revillagigedo islands Nautilus Belle Amie"
I took a direct flight to Cabo on Delta and landed in terminal 2. I used Terramar transfers to hotel Tesoro Los Cabos. I don’t r... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2019   Jason Propsner
500+ Dives
5Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe Island   "Shredder, Ropey and so much more!"
First a shameless plus for Ed Stetson and the Historical Diving Society (HDS). Ed runs several dive trips each year including one ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2018   Eric Eckes
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe Island   "Awesome Great White Shark Encounter"
In early September, I flew down to San Diego from Oakland and met the White Shark Express ( a very comfortable motor coach) at the... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2018   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe Island   "PINNACLE BUCKET LIST WITH THE GREAT WHITE SHARKS"
We booked the trip with over a year in planning through Sharkdiver. com. Cindy is a total delight to work with especially consideri... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2018   JAMES BURKHART
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer LiveAboard Socorro   "Socorro"
Date was actually June 2018 and we went on the Naitilus Undersea. Open ocean trek from Cabo to Socorro (Revillagigedo). Ju... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2018   David Lamb
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe   "Great Great Whites"
Ticking a major item off the old bucket list is the best. Cage diving with Great White Sharks has been hovering at the top of my l... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
7/2018   Sandy Harford
<100 Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard     "Shafted by Nautilus Explorer!"
Beware. In August 2017 we sent in our $1677 deposit (for 2) for the June 6- 14 2018 trip to Socorro. We did this trip in 2011. T... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2018   Terry H Anderson
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer/ Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard Socorro   "Excellent Trip!"
This was our second trip to Socorro (on another boat) and our second trip on the Belle Amie (first time was to Guadalupe). It's a ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2018   Gary & Robin Schiendelman
1000+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer/ Hotel Tesoro Full report LiveAboard Islas Revillagigedo (Socorro~)   "Fantastic trip to Islas Revillagigedo on MV Belle Amie"
Islas Revillagigedo (Socorro) I went from 22 April 2018 with a group of 6 divers from the UK on Nautilus liveaboard Belle Amie ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2018   Graham McGregor
500+ Dives
Photos available
4Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro   "Another Excellent Trip to the Revillagigedos Archipelago"
Dived the Revillagigedos Archipelago (RA) for the 11th time aboard a Nautilus vessel. This time on the Nautilus Belle Amie (NBA). ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2018   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro   "Unexpected Surprises"
This was our fifth trip to Socorro aboard the Nautilus Explorer, and it was one of the better ones. The boats left from San Jose D... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
1/2018   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer/ Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard     "SHAAAARRRRRKKKKK!"
The boat meets everyone at Island Palms Resort in San Diego. Close to the the airport on San Diego Bay, it's a great place to spen... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2017   Gary & Robin Schiendelman
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard     "Great White Sharks!!!"
What an amazing trip. We departed San Diego at about 8pm for the drive to Ensenada on Nautilus' private coach. With only 20 dive... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2017   Ryan Slater
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe Island   "Nautilus Explorer Guadalupe Island Great Whites"
I had been wanting to do the cage diving with Great Whites for a long time, but either felt it was too expensive, too short or too... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2017   Jason P
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer/ Nautilus Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe   "One great afternoon."
This was our 4th time cage diving with great white sharks in Guadalupe, Mexico, the second on the Belle Amie. Unfortunately, we di... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2017   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer/ Nautilus Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe   "BRING ON THE SHARKS"
A definite bucket- list trip that you have to do at least once. SMUGMUG PIX: [. . . ] ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2017   Ken Kurtis
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedos Archipelago   "Great Diving But Too Many Dive Boats"
This was my 10th trip to the Revillagigedos Archipelago (RA); my 9th trip on the Nautilus Explorer (NE) (the other trip was last y... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2017   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer/ Nautilus Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe Island   "CAN LIGHTNING STRIKE THRICE????"
Pix available at: [. . . ] Worst. Shark trip. Ev... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2016   Ken Kurtis
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer/ Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard Guadalupe Island   "Great Whites on the Nautilus Belle Amie"
I really don't have a bad thing to say about the the Belle Amie or her crew. Everything from service, food, diving and the ship i... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2016   Ryan DeSpain
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro   "Manta madness in Socorro on the Nautilus Explorer"
We barely escaped the blizzard on the east coast in time to catch our flight to Cabo. After the initial stress, we easily made our... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2016   Mark Etter
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard     "Guadalupe Island - Great Whites"
Sadly this report will not be so favorable for Nautilus as my past reports for them have been. The trip began with the motor coac... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2015   Gregg Backemeyer
500+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer/ Nautilus Belle Amie Full report LiveAboard Socorro Islands   "Nautilus Belle Amie - Socorro Islands...great diving"
This is a new boat but wasn't quite finished in time for the June 1 trip. The two hot tubs and the nitrox equipment had been held... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2015   James K Harris
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedo -Socorro Islands   "Revillagigedo Islands - Socorro Island - Simply Awesome"
This was my fourth trip on the Nautilus Explorer and the best yet. The giant Pacific mantas, hammerheads, dolphins and other pela... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2015   Gregg Backemeyer
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedos Islands   "Revillagigedos Islands on the Nautilus Explorer"
Photos (work may still be under progress): [. . . ] My group of 8 booked a trip 2 years in ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2015   Carol D Cox
1000+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Revillagigedo Islands   Calm surface not the norm , strange currents below , up and down both suddenly 10 or 15 ft deeper or shallower than before , ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
3/2015   Larry R Douglas
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard     "Incredible!!!"
Hard to sum up such a fantastic trip. As the Captain Shawn says " you have to play to win". Sometimes its quiet, sometimes sensory... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
2/2015   Peter Dollard
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro   "Unbelievable whale songs"
This was our fifth trip to Socorro (fourth with Nautilus Explorer). The boat is still comfortable, with upgrades to some of the ca... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2015   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard     "Incredible Humpback Encounter"
January 29, 2015 will have a very special place in my dive log. This is my 8th trip to the Revillagigedos Islands aboard the Naut... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
1/2015   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   "Great Diving in the Sea of Cortez"
Hurricane Amanda did us a favor. I don't think I would have selected the Sea of Cortez for a dive trip had Hurricane Amanda not r... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
6/2014   Mike O'Keefe
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Sea of Cortez   The title of this review was supposed to be Socorro Island (actually Isla Revillagigedos Biosphere to be more precise) – May 25 to... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
5/2014   Gary
250+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro   This was my 7th trip to the Socorro Islands aboard the Nautilus Explorer. Due to exercises by the Mexican Navy (perhaps a few chin... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2014   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard     The explorer is a sturdy boat built for colder waters and heavy seas. We had 7 to 9 foot swells. The service is good, the crew fri... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2013   jean miller
1000+ Dives
 
Nautilus Explorer Full report LiveAboard Socorro   My latest trip to Islas Revillagigedo, also known as Socorro Island was yet again awesome, although the rough seas affected the di... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2013   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
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